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visits the indianapolis museum of art, now attracting visitors inside and out. >> indianapolis is kind of boring sometimes but stuff like this just brings in a whole new fresh face. you know, something bright and colorful. fun. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: home sales dropped last month to their lowest level in more than a decade. the national association of realtors reported sales of existing homes in july fell by more than 27%. sales fell in all regions of the country, despite low mortgage rates and fire sale prices in many areas. the larger-than-expected drop in home sales led to a drop on wall street. the dow jones industrial average lost 134 points to close at 10,040. the nasdaq fell more than 35 points to close over 2,123. to help explain what's behind the housing fall, w
funding for "religion & ethics weekly" is provided by the lily endowment, an indianapolis based private family foundation dedicated to its founders interest in religion, community development and education. aadditional funding by mutual of america, designed and customized individual retirement products. that is why we're your retirement company.com. and by the henry luce foundation and the corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome, i'm deborah potter, sitting in for bob abernethy. religious groups, expressed outrage after a judge overturned california's ban on same-six marriage. the judge ruled that marriage is a basic right. many said marriage between a man and a woman is a bedrock of society. many liberal christians and jews called the decision a victory for justice and equality. >>> in new york, the so-called ground zero mosque got a green light this week from a city commission, plans to build an islamic center two blocks from the site of the 9/11 attacks have drawn protests from many including the jewish anti-defamation league. mayor michael bloomberg defended the project as
indianapolis. overall, what is the white house message here? >> reporter: it's interesting you should bring this up, alex. we learned the president will give a speech upon returning to washington. he's on here for another week in martha's vineyard. he'll go to new orleans to observe the fifth anniversary of hurricane katrina. then he'll give an address on the iraqi troop withdrawal. it was last week they went over the kuwait border ending the combat mission that officially ends august 31st. it falls on a tuesday. we don't know what day the president is going to be speaking. tuesday is a good guess. he spoke to the american disabled veterans convention in atlanta when he said the war of the combat mission would end as promised and as on schedule. we can expect the president to reinforce that. vice president biden will be in indianapolis tomorrow to speak to the vfw about the end of the combat mission in iraq. a lot of people are quick to point out there are 50,000 american troops left in iraq. they are capable or combat ready. by all accounts the level of violence sunk there somewhat not wit
in indianapolis, he talked about the future with iraq, now that the last american combat brigade has left the country. >> draws down our troops in iraq does not mean we are disengaging from iraq. in fact, quite the opposite is true. we're in the process in following on president bush's proposal for a long-term relationship. >> mike vick ker aa is travelin with the president. >> reporter: you know how much the president likes to golf, apparently even barack obama doesn't want to get out in this weather, out on the links. but he got out for some golf yesterday, but it was not near the gale that hits martha's vineyard today. once he returns from this ten-day interlude on martha's vineyard with his family, that's sunday, august 29, he will go directly to new orleans where he will observe the fifth anniversary of katrina, tuesday of next week is august 31st, and that is the deadline that president obama set forth as a candidate and as president and for withdrawal. last week when we saw those dramatic pictures of the last of that combat brigade heading over the border out of iraq, the president
in august, an engineering firm agreed to pay $52 million to survivors of the indianapolis bridge collapse. 13 people died, 145 more were injured. >>> the new facility overseeing the gulf oil claims takes over the 20 billion fund today, ken fienberg says the funds will be more generous than from any court. he says it makes more sense to settle than to sue. anyone who receives a settlement gives up the right to sue. >>> rectal cancer has grown by nearly 4% a year among the under 40 crowd, but scientists have yet to figure out why. new gift card rules go into effect today, from now on any new gift cards won't expire from the last date of purchase or from the last day money was added to the car. an inactivity charge may be used if the card hasn't been used in at least a year. >>> of course the ongoing finding does have a high cost, five more americans died in just the past two days. the pentagon is spending $100 million each on three air bases. >>> nbc's jim miklaszewski joins me now live from the pentagon. do these expanded air bases signal some sort of long-term state for those in afghanist
.d. norman. there's -- j.d. norman has taken an ad out in the local indianapolis newspaper called "the indianapolis star" and here it is this morning. full page ad pleading with the members of the local 23 to have a vote on this issue. this is 650 jobs that we'd like to keep in indiana as the national union representative knows and indicates in the paper this morning, these individuals were will be being paid at the market wage rate. >> sure. j.d. norman said effectively you can work for us at this particular rate which is $15.50 an hour. mitch, tell us, $15.50 an hour, is that on par? it's half of what the g.m. workers are making right now. is it on par with what other automakers in indiana are making? >> well, we have toyota plants, subaru facility and a honda plant here in indiana and it's above the starting wage rate at those facilities. and at the starting wage rate for what new g.m. workers would be paid when they're hired into the new g.m. in addition to this, the g.m. workers would be allowed to move to other facilities across the -- other g.m. facilities across the country o
23. he joins us from indianapolis. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> so the united auto workers came to talk to you guys, the members of the united auto workers on sunday. and essentially, you guys ran them out of the meeting and you won't even vote on this thing. why not? >> well, back in may, we had a union meeting and i know i voted that we didn't want the international to negotiate a contract with j.d. norman with us by the minutes of our next union meeting and there was even more that agreed with that. >> ok. >> and international still wins anyways and negotiated a contract with them. >> for folks who are not familiar with your situation and the situation of 600 united auto workers out there in indianapolis, is g.m. is going to close a plant, a company called j.d. norman would like to buy it and take it over but you guys have got to take these wage cuts. now, let's take a look. right now, the starting wage at where you work is $29 an hour. what they're saying is we want you to take 1550, the new company does and in fact, tim, that's what the g.m. organization is o
annual convention in indianapolis. >> i'm proud to say that as of september 1st, the mission of the united states forces in iraq will move from combat to advise, assist, train and equip the iraqi military forces, to conduct, partner counter terrorism operations. and to provide security for our military and civilian personnel and the infrastructure in iraq. >> shepard: the vice president predicts iraq will soon mark another crucial milestone. but some analysts say that may be overly optimistic, major garrett our senior white house correspondent on martha's vineyard tonight where the first family is vacationing. major, the vice president said he was absolutely confident iraq would form a unity government but not everybody is so convinced. >> good evening, shepard. welcome to a rainy and somewhat wind-swept martha's vineyard. the vice president is not only the president's point man in iraq, he has been there 13 times. he knows all the key players. and his opinions on what may likely happen in iraq must be respected and given considerable weight as they are in the white house. he
city. 85 in indianapolis. 73 here in new york. 93 in atlanta. 70s from seattle to billings. 93 in albuquerque. 91 in colorado springs. >>> it was a whole lot of leaping and lunging from fido and company. >> families across hungary brought their pooches to budapest to compete in the disk dogging championships. it's also called four-legged frisbee or six-leg tuesday you count the essential human component. >> looking for gymnastic prowess and ro pore between the animal and its trainer. the point of the event was simply to throw, jump, and have good old-fashioned family fun. >> athletic dogs, look at them go. >> better shape than i am. >> we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] fact. when pain keeps you up, nothing is proven to help you fall asleep faster than advil pm liqui-gels. rushing real liquid relief to ease you to sleep fast. for nighttime pain, make advil pm your #1 choice. >>> welcome back. afghan president hamid karzai is addressing his country's security issues and the war on terrorism. >> he's also confronting afghanistan's future relationship with the taliban. his
on iraq. indianapolis tomorrow speaking to veterans of foreign war. significant speeches on the importance not only from a policy perspective but the politics of the president promising when was a candidate and then completing as a president the u.s. combat drawdown from iraq. much work remains to be done. it will be interesting to see how vice president biden appraises the work of the iraqis who have still produced no unified central government for iraq. that is one of the principal tasks that the president gave vice president bid biden to bee u.s. interlocutor. if that work remains undone, the security situation in iraq is likely to remain perilous and the residual force of u.s. forces to be there only in a support role could find themselves because of renewed sectarian violence closer to jeopardy than the united states would be comfortable with or expect if there were a stable democratic iraqi government. back to you. >> shannon: thank you for the update. try to stay dry there. >> i will, thanks,. >> shannon: the last phase of a new federal law that puts restrictions on credit card inte
. >> phoenix climbs to 107. sacramento 89. 90s in omaha, kansas city and indianapolis. 103 in dallas. and 92 in new orleans. 80s in boston, new york, and atlanta. >>> more than 100 families in south carolina are making waves for a good cause. >> they hit the beach along with a special camp for autistic children. the group called surfers healing pairs professionals with kids so they can appreciate the sport. the group's founder says the children living with autism respond to the water in a magical kind of way. >> that's a great idea. parents say it's incredible to see how the kids calm down. some of them as you can imagine cry as first but 99% of them eventually get it and you can see by the smiles there they enjoy it. >> we'll be right back with more after this. diabetics on medicare! i'm a diabetic and i want you to know over 230,000 u.s. their diabetic supplies through liberty medical. and that begins with the one touch ultra 2 meter. easy to use, fast results... at no additional cost! liberty helps keep you on track by delivering diabetic supplies to your door...and filing your claims. i
president joe biden will be in indianapolis today to talk about the war in iraq. this comes days after the last u.s. combat troops begin to leave the country. will the v.p. address the fact that iraq still does not have a government and, perhaps, have not put enough pressure on that government or helped that government work towards a compromise? kelly wright is live in washington with the preview. hey, kelly. >> good morning to you. fox news has learned from senior administration officials that the speech that vice president joe biden delivers later today is expected to be a three part speech, if you will, dealing with iraq, afghanistan and veterans programs funded during the obama administration. with the troop draw down, vice president biden will predict a resolution of the current political impasse in iraq and state the issue will be resolved in the near future. he will neither set nor predict a political compromise. he will also note the progress of the iraqi army and police forces in providing security in iraq's major cities and rural areas as well. u.s. commander in iraq says he'
there and republican pollster john mclaughlin joining us from indianapolis. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> dana, let's start with you. this is one of your personal pet peeves. you hate it when people say the tea party candidate. explain why. >> i do! oh, because i think some people take tea party to mean it's an actual party and it's not. i don't like the term tea party candidate. makes me sick to my stomach. i look at it like this. there are republicans that are running, republican candidates that are on tickets in different primaries that share the same belief system and the same platform as the grassroots movement, but that doesn't make them a tea party candidate. sounds very co-opty to me. >> you feel while some are trying to portray the tea party as spoilers in this, these actually energizing the base. that's a good thing for republicans. >> right, you've seen it. we did a big study in the beginning of the year for national view institute and it's on our web site but it energized the republican primary and now you have candidates that have won these primaries and they can
, indianapolis, to cleveland, detroit. notice the east coast is pretty good from d.c. northward on saturday. by the time sunday arrives, all that wet weather and the cold front heads to the east coast so on the eastern seaboard, the message is saturday's your better day of the weekend. great lakes or midwest, sunday's the better day of the weekend. that's your weekend forecast. you are watching "morning joe." ♪ hi, a number two please? would you like that to hurt now, or later? uh, what? sir, it's a simple question, do you want heartburn pain now or later? [ male announcer ] these heartburn medicines make you choose between hurting now, or later. pepcid® complete doesn't. it starts to neutralize acid in seconds and keeps it under control all day or all night. sometimes you gotta make compromises, man. [ male announcer ] no you don't, man. pepcid® complete works now and works later. [ male announcer ] we all need people who will be there for us in life. people who say, "we're with you, no matter what." at wachovia and wells fargo, we're with you, when a house turns into a home... ...when
of been in decline since world war ii. detroit, we know the story. indianapol indianapolis, interesting, the most affordable big city in the united states. so that's -- the issue here is that if you have to go to these places with something to do. you can't just show up there. >> opportunities. >> these are all high unemployment places, largely. youngstown, ohio, another one. the home for steel. >> right. >> no steel mills there anymore. and auto plants. no auto plants. >> exactly. so the other points here is that you've got to have opportunity, as you just mentioned. but you also have to kind of a financial portfolio. >> yes. >> if you're going to get one of these homes. >> they're not giving mortgages away anymore. so you have to have -- you still have to have clean credit. you have to have a down payment. and in some cases they want 20 to 30% down payment. so, yeah, you can still get loans with 5% down. but generally speaking, people are going to want to know that you've got that kind of credit. but if you think there's opportunity for you in some of these places and i point to detro
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